Large red flowers on fine foliage.
This deep green foliaged Delosperma produces red flowers that fade to a paler red with age creating a two toned flowering plant that is attractive to see. Best grown in a free draining alpine rock garden, crevice / wall or container in a sunny position.
Nip out the old dead flowers to encourage further flowering.
Common Name: Ice Plant
Life Cycle: perennial
Foliage: linear / succulent
Basic Colour: ( red)
Flower Colour: red / white
Natural Flowering: May – July
Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy
Height with Flowers: 5cm
Soil Requirements: average / dry / well-drained / sandy
Soil ph: acidic / alkaline / neutral
Location: container / border / rock garden / Mediterranean / crevice garden
Usage: ornamental / bee food plant / mat forming / ground cover
Pruning: not required / cut back to shape
Tolerates: drought tolerant / salt tolerant